The Civil Services Aptitude Test was introduced by UPSC two years back. The core contents of this exam include CSAT has 2 papers – paper I (General Studies and current affairs) and paper II (General Aptitude) General aptitude focuses on – Interpersonal skills including communication skills, – Logical reasoning and analytical ability, – Decision making and problem solving, – General mental ability, – Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. -Class X level) and – English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).
The CMAT a management admissions test includes the following : Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation, Logical reasoning, Language comprehension and General Awareness
So as you see both seem to overlap and you can study for both simultaneously.
Latest posts by Anuradha Prabhudesai (see all)
- SNAP – A single entrance test for Symbiosis Autonomous Postgraduate Programmes - September 23, 2013
- Indian Economic Service/Indian Statistical Service Examination, 2014 - September 17, 2013
- Last date for applying for CAT 2013 - September 16, 2013